Top 10 Things to do while you travel Agra

Top 10 Things to do while you travel Agra – Agra is a city where there are many marvelous monuments, a rich cultural heritage, and divine beauty. Agra is one of the oldest and most visited cities in the world.

Monthly Millions of visitors from across the globe visit the historical city. The biggest reason behind Agra’s popularity was the Taj mahal one of the seven wonders of the world.

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Top 10 Things to do while you travel Agra

When millions of tourists visit the city of agra for the first time they have many questions in their minds. So, in this article, we are going to make your Agra trip more hassle-free by telling you the Top 10 Things to do while you travel to Agra. So let’s get Started –

1. Witness the Alluring beauty of the Taj Mahal

The biggest reason why millions of travelers visit agra is the Taj Mahal. The Taj Mahal is the monument that everybody wants to see in their lifetime at least once.

The Taj Mahal is a monument which is made up of white marble in 1632 by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan for her beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal.

The Taj Mahal is one of the greatest symbols of love when former US president William.  J. Clinton visited the Taj Mahal he said that  “Those who have seen the Taj Mahal and love it and those who have not seen the Taj and love it.”

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2. Experience the Greatness of the Agra Fort

After visiting the Taj Mahal, experience the greatness of the Agra Fort. The Agra Fort is a red sandstone monument built in 1573 by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. Agra Fort was built as a residence for the emperor Akbar.

Agra fort was the earliest built palace by the Mughals and one of the largest complexes at that time. Agra fort has many buildings inside it like – Jahangiri Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Mussalam Burj, etc. 

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3. Explore the Beauty of Fatehpur Sikri

Fatehpur Sikri is a Red Sand Stone city situated 35.7 kilometers from the city of Agra. Fatehpur Sikri is a cluster of red sandstone buildings built during the period of 16th century by the Mughals.

This red-stone city contains many marvelous monuments like Buland Darwaza ( a red sandstone gate that is 54 meters high), Tomb of Shaikh Salim Chisti, Maryamuzzamani Palace, Jama Masjid, Diwan-I-Khaas and many more.

So, don’t forget to visit these astounding monuments whenever you visit agra. 

4. Take a peaceful walk at Mehtab Bagh

Mehtab Bagh is a divine Charbagh garden which is located just north of the Taj Mahall. From Mehtab Bagh you can get a clear and heavenly view of the taj mahal, Mehtab bagh is a favorite point for photo freaks and for nature lovers.

5. Taste the Delicacies of Agra

Agra is the home of some of the tastiest dishes in the world. We can clearly see the Mughal touch on the non-vegetarian dishes of agra. Nonvegetarian dishes of agra have their own rich taste.

Dishes like Nahari, Mutton Korma, Mutton Biryani, and many more have the power to lighten up your Taste-buds. Some of the Famous vegetarian dishes include Bedai and Petha of Agra.

food of agrs

Famous Nonvegetarian Restaurants – 

  • Wahid Biryani,  Purani Mandi, Tajganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001
  • Mama Chicken Mama Franky House – Shopping Arcade, Sadar Bazar, Agra Cantt, Agra, UP 282001
  • Aleem Restaurant – Shaheed Nagar Tiraha, Bhagat Singh Marg, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001

Famous Vegetarian Restaurants in Agra

  • Dasaprakash Agra
  • Lakshmi Vilas, Agra
  • Bhagat Halwai, Agra

6. Opt for a Boat Ride at the Yamuna River

When Anybody is traveling in Agra and wants to have a great soothing experience they should opt for a boat ride at Yamuna River. If you want to know more about boat ride click – Agra Boat Ride Trip


7. Feel the Sprituality at Jama Masjid

Jama Masjid in agra was built by the Jahanara Begum eldest daughter of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. The Jama Masjid was a red sandstone mosque. Where you can feel the beauty of the rich Mughal Architecture. 

8. Soak in the Beauty of Itimad-ud-Daulah

Itimad-ud-Daulah is a white marble mausoleum located at Moti Bagh in Agra. Itiimad-ud-Daulah is also known as baby taj because the design of the Taj Mahal is inspired by the Design of the Tomb.

This white marble mausoleum was built in the year between 1622-1628 by Empress Nur Jahan, wife of the Mughal Emperor Jahangir.

9. Walk in and do some shopping in the Streets of Agra

Shopping is a thing which everybody wants love to do. If you are a Shopping freak then you will love the markets of Agra. Here, you can shop for various different things like Marble Handicrafts, Leather Jackets, Shoes, Royal Carpets, and many more 

Famous Markets of Agra

  • Raja Ki Mandi
  • Sadar Bazaar
  • M.G Road

agra shopping trip

10. Delve in the beauty of nature at Bharatpur Birds Sanctuary 

Bharatpur Birds Sanctuary is one of the finest bird sanctuaries in the Birds. This sanctuary is the home of hundreds of beautiful bird species.

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You will feel a great sense of peace and calm when you hear the beautiful voices of hundreds of birds. So, if you are traveling in agra then don’t forget to visit the Bharatpur Birds Sanctuary. 

We hope this article will help you a lot if you are planning your next trip to agra. Make your next Agra tour more enjoyable and memorable by booking your Agra Tour On India by locals. On India by Locals, you will get the best in class Travel Experiance with Experienced and professionals tour Guides 

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